In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

Valentine’s Day can bring a lot of emotions. There are some people who love it while there are also others who love to hate it. Regardless of where your feelings lie on the red-roses-and-hearts-through-arrows holiday, there are plenty of...
Alamo City Moms is happy to partner with the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures to promote the 2020 Asian Festival.  This is a sponsored post.  The 2020 Asian Festival brings together San Antonio’s many diverse Asian communities, giving festival attendees...
Father/daughter dances have become a common, special event in which dads and daughters spend time together. Some are dressy events, with dads in shirts and ties and girls in fancy dresses; others are casual or themed, such as Cole...
Grace Place is hosting an Open House on January 25: "Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers, their loved ones, and the community are welcome to visit one of San Antonio’s only non-profit Alzheimer’s-specific adult day activity centers." Participation is free but...
I could write an ode to all the ways I love Costco - and I'm not alone. It's a topic of conversation that seems to elicit an immediate reaction in just about anyone who's stepped foot in one of...
Whether you’re married with kids or single with kids and dating (like me), time with your partner comes at a premium. The everyday tasks of keeping a home, a job, and quality time with your kids are top priority....
San Antonio has a diverse and engaged population, but we all come together for a good celebration. Fiesta is our biggest party, but there are events throughout the year that provide an opportunity to learn about our neighbors. We...
'Tis the season for making merry but also for taking stock of all the good things in our lives. I am reminded of how fortunate I am that, among other things, we have a roof over our heads and,...
Every December, people in Mexico and around the world get together with family and friends to reenact Mary and Joseph’s journey of looking for a place to stay in Bethlehem. These parties are called Posadas, and they’re a must-do...
Alamo City Moms is excited to partner with Natural Bridge Caverns to bring you information about their Christmas at the Caverns event, happening now until December 23. This is a sponsored post. Thanksgiving is over. You can breathe…just a...
If you are like me, you're probably wondering where November went as you summon the strength to pull out the Christmas ornaments and face the shopping craze. The big city tree lightings have already happened, and Santa has been...
Tis the Season!  There are so many unique and memorable holiday events in San Antonio this season that are free and family friendly. Free Events (sorted by date) Holidazzle, Saturday, December 7th - 8:00 A.M.–9:00 P.M. at Baldwin Municipal Complex (Schertz)...
When Charles Dickens self-published A Christmas Carol in 1843, it slowly intensified the previously dwindling ardor toward Christmas. Dickens offered a reminder—or maybe for some, an introduction—into a deeper meaning behind celebrating Christmas. Something that emphasized a charitable notion...
One of my favorite things about living in San Antonio is the endless number of things to do and places to see. Never is this more true than during the holiday season. I’m big on traditions, so my family...

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Sometimes the kindest thing I can do for myself and my family is paying for someone to operate the bulk of birthday party stress....